Book Reviews

Cati Coe, The Scattered Family: Parenting, African Migrants, and Global Inequality, 2013, Chicago, University of Chicago Press, VII + 244 p.

Amélie Grysole  By the same author


In this book the American anthropologist Cati Coe offers an original perspective on organizing long-distance parenting after international migration. The subject is not new in the literature on transnational families and the parent-child separation involved, but Coe develops arguments that run counter to most analyses. Drawing on a multi-site ethnographic study of Ghanaian immigrants in the United (…)